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Tuesday, September 20, 2011

NEWS - Arizona Governor to Attend Border Meeting in Mexico


Arizona Governor to Attend Border Meeting in Mexico

PHOENIX -- A year after canceling a scheduled meeting in Arizona
because of a boycott, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer plans to attend this
year's meeting in Mexico of governors of U.S. and Mexican border
states.

Brewer's office says in an announcement Friday that she will attend
the Sept. 28-29 conference to be held in Ensenada, Baja California.
Topics of discussion are to include economic development, border
security and international ports of entry.

Brewer last year canceled a scheduled meeting of border governors in
Arizona because Mexican governors planned to boycott the gathering to
protest an Arizona illegal immigration law.

Mexican governors then attended a meeting held in New Mexico by
then-Gov. Bill Richardson. Brewer did not attend that meeting.

Read more: http://www.sacbee.com/2011/09/16/3916429/ariz-governor-to-attend-border.html#ixzz1YF4Y4piN